Render XPS to PS via .NET

.NET API to Export XPS to PS on Windows, macOS, and Linux without using Microsoft Word

 

Aspose.Total for .NET is a powerful API to add document manipulation and conversion features inside your .NET application. By using advanced PDF Processing API Aspose.PDF for .NET , you can convert XPS file format to DOC. After that, by using powerful Document Processing API Aspose.Words for .NET , you can render DOC to PS.

C# API to Convert XPS to PS

  1. Open XPS file using Document class
  2. Convert XPS to Doc by using Save method
  3. Load Doc file by using Document class of Aspose.Words
  4. Save the document to PS format using Save method and set Ps as SaveFormat

Get Started with .NET File Format APIs

Install from command line as nuget install Aspose.Total or via Package Manager Console of Visual Studio with Install-Package Aspose.Total.

Alternatively, get the offline MSI installer or DLLs in a ZIP file from downloads .

Document document = new Document("template.xps");
// save XPS as a DOC 
document.Save("DocOutput.doc", SaveFormat.Doc); 
// load Doc with an instance of Document
var outputDocument = new Aspose.Words.Document("DocOutput.doc");
// call save method while passing SaveFormat.Ps
outputDocument.Save("output.ps", SaveFormat.Ps);   

Decrypt XPS File using Owner Password via .NET

Before converting XPS to PS, if you want to decrypt your document you can do it by using the API. In order to decrypt the PDF file, you first need to create a Document object and open the XPS using the owner’s password. After that, you need to call Decrypt method of the Document object. Finally, save the updated file using Save method of the Document object.

Document document = new Document("Decrypt.xps", "password");
// decrypt XPS
document.Decrypt();
// save the decrypted document as doc 
document.Save("Decrypt_out.doc");

Create ReadOnly PS- File via .NET

In order to protect your PS from editing and to prevent other people from editing sensitive and confidential information in your document, you can also set the protection of the document using the API. You can limit the ability to edit a document and only allow certain actions with it. This can be done using Aspose.Words for .NET API. It enables you to control the way you restrict the content using the ProtectionType enumeration parameter. You can set your document to read-only by using the following lines of code.

Document document = new Document("input.doc");
// apply document protection and set protection password
doc.Protect(ProtectionType.ReadOnly, "password");
// call save method while passing SaveFormat.Ps
document.Save("output.ps", SaveFormat.Ps);    

Explore XPS Conversion Options with .NET

Convert XPS to DOCM (Microsoft Word 2007 Marco File)
Convert XPS to DOT (Microsoft Word Template Files)
Convert XPS to DOTM (Microsoft Word 2007+ Template File)
Convert XPS to DOTX (Microsoft Word Template File)
Convert XPS to FLATOPC (Microsoft Word 2003 WordprocessingML)
Convert XPS to GIF (Graphical Interchange Format)
Convert XPS to MHTML (Web Page Archive Format)
Convert XPS to ODT (OpenDocument Text File Format)
Convert XPS to OTT (OpenDocument Standard Format)
Convert XPS to PCL (Printer Command Language Document)
Convert XPS to PS (PostScript File)
Convert XPS to RTF (Rich Text Format)
Convert XPS to WORDML (Microsoft Word 2003 WordprocessingML)
Convert XPS to APNG (Animated Portable Network Graphics)
Convert XPS to CSV (Comma Seperated Values)
Convert XPS to DICOM (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine)
Convert XPS to DIF (Data Interchange Format)
Convert XPS to DXF (Autodesk Drawing Exchange Format)
Convert XPS to EMZ (Windows Compressed Enhanced Metafile)
Convert XPS to CSV (Comma Seperated Values)
Convert XPS to FODS (OpenDocument Flat XML Spreadsheet)
Convert XPS to JPEG2000 (J2K Image Format)
Convert XPS to JPEG2000 (J2K Image Format)
Convert XPS to MD (Markdown Language)
Convert XPS to ODS (OpenDocument Spreadsheet)
Convert XPS to PSD (Photoshop Document)
Convert XPS to SVGZ (Compressed Scalable Vector Graphics)
Convert XPS to SXC (StarOffice Calc Spreadsheet)
Convert XPS to TGA (Truevision Graphics Adapter)
Convert XPS to TSV (Tab Seperated Values)
Convert XPS to TXT (Text Document)
Convert XPS to WMF (Windows Metafile)
Convert XPS to WMZ (Compressed Windows Metafile)
Convert XPS to XLAM (Excel Macro-Enabled Add-In)
Convert XPS to XLSB (Excel Binary Workbook)
Convert XPS to XLSM (Macro-enabled Spreadsheet)
Convert XPS to XLT (Excel 97 - 2003 Template)
Convert XPS to XLTM (Excel Macro-Enabled Template)
Convert XPS to XLTX (Excel Template)
Convert XPS to ODP (OpenDocument Presentation Format)
Convert XPS to OTP (OpenDocument Standard Format)
Convert XPS to POT (Microsoft PowerPoint Template Files)
Convert XPS to POTM (Microsoft PowerPoint Template File)
Convert XPS to POTX (Microsoft PowerPoint Template Presentation)
Convert XPS to PPT (Microsoft PowerPoint 97-2003)
Convert XPS to PPS (PowerPoint Slide Show)
Convert XPS to PPSM (Macro-enabled Slide Show)
Convert XPS to PPSX (PowerPoint Slide Show)
Convert XPS to PPT (Microsoft PowerPoint 97-2003)
Convert XPS to PPTM (Macro-enabled Presentation File)
Convert XPS to SWF (Shockwave Flash Movie)

What is XPS File Format

XPS is a file format that represents a fixed-layout document, which includes document content and print settings. XPS files are based on the XML Paper Specification, which was developed by Microsoft. XPS files are similar to PDF files, but they are not as widely supported by software and hardware.

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What is PS File Format

A PostScript file is a text file that contains a description of a page or document to be printed. It is typically created by a word processor or other application, and then saved in the PS format. The file can be printed by any printer that supports the PostScript language.PS files are usually stored in one of two ways: as a single page, or as a multi-page document. Single page PS files are typically used for printing a single page, such as a letter or an invoice. Multi-page PS files are used for printing documents that span multiple pages, such as a book or a report. When a PS file is printed, the printer reads the file and interprets the instructions contained within it. The printer then produces a printed version of the document.PS files are typically much larger than other types of files, such as PDFs. This is because they contain a lot of detailed information about the document to be printed. For this reason, it is important to make sure that your printer has enough memory to store the entire PS file.PS files can be opened and edited with a text editor, such as Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat. However, it is important to be careful when editing a PS file, as even a small change can result in the file being unreadable by the printer. If you need to make changes to a PS file, it is best to save a copy of the file first, so that you can revert back to the original if necessary.

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